O.T. Ed Brown

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O.T. Ed Brown

Postby kheper » Thu Oct 26, 2017 11:23 am

According to his FaceBook page, Ed Brown passed away on Oct. 11, 2017. Scores of his real-life friends posted condolences. One of Ed's friends maintains that he experienced a heart attack. Does anyone on diytube.com have any further info?
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Re: O.T. Ed Brown

Postby DeathRex » Thu Oct 26, 2017 4:44 pm

OH no.
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Re: O.T. Ed Brown

Postby WA4SWJ » Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:10 pm

I agree - oh no! This is very bad news.
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Re: O.T. Ed Brown

Postby kheper » Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:28 pm

I was hoping - for some, obscure reason - that the postings were untrue, but here's Ed's obit. It has to be his.

https://www.claycountyprogress.com/obit ... -brown-iii
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Re: O.T. Ed Brown

Postby Geek » Thu Oct 26, 2017 8:05 pm

Ah, shit

Ed was even here that day... Last visited: Wed Oct 11, 2017 13:17 pm

Ed was a special guy. We had the same mates in common pre-internet back in the 80's, making it a small world :(
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Re: O.T. Ed Brown

Postby Quad » Fri Oct 27, 2017 8:13 am

Oh no - this is a huge loss....RIP Ed. Learned so much from his posts.
Ed, you will be missed.
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Re: O.T. Ed Brown

Postby TomMcNally » Fri Oct 27, 2017 8:46 am

Such sad news. Ed was always an inspiration and had the answers to our questions, and a great sense of humor in his posts. I will miss him and think of his wisdom when I refer back to posts he made over the years.

RIP my friend.

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Re: O.T. Ed Brown

Postby battradio » Fri Oct 27, 2017 10:12 pm

What a total bummer ,he will be sorely missed
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Re: O.T. Ed Brown

Postby Oleg73 » Sat Oct 28, 2017 8:47 am

This is a huge loss.... RIP
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Re: O.T. Ed Brown

Postby Shannon Parks » Wed Nov 01, 2017 3:10 pm

Ed was the first person to join the diytube forums in March 2003. At that time I had no idea how important he would be to these forums or to my life. He will be missed, but never forgotten.

Here's a picture of me and Ed back in July of 2007.
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Re: O.T. Ed Brown

Postby rmyauck » Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:41 pm

Sorry to read of his loss! Will miss his great info (learned a lot) & humour!
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Re: O.T. Ed Brown

Postby nyazzip » Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:06 pm

he was my favorite guy in here.
he was a wealth of information, and super-nice man with a great sense of humor. he seemed to have unlimited patience for even the most ignorant questions, and he was an encyclopedia of peripheral tube-related factoids/history/anecdotes/etc..... what a massive loss.

RIP Mr.Brown; you are missed.
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Re: O.T. Ed Brown

Postby azazello » Sat Feb 03, 2018 9:43 pm

I have 1000 thanks to ED.....He sent me tubes for my daughters amp in San Diego. Very bad new....
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Re: O.T. Ed Brown

Postby zman01 » Sun Mar 11, 2018 3:23 pm

Just saw this. Very sad news. Learned a lot from his very informative posts. RIP Mr. Brown.
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